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The Most Common Questions about Upholstered Beds?
What is the difference between an upholstered bed and other beds?
With an upholstered bed, the headboard and the frame of the bed are covered in fabric. This makes the bed feel more comfortable. It is especially pleasant if you like to read in before going to sleep, or like to sit up and enjoy breakfast in bed.
What should I consider when buying an upholstered bed?
The total lying area is not the same as the dimensions of the bed, take note of the mattress size to understand how much space you’ll have when lying down. The outside dimensions of the bed include the frame. It is worth bearing in mind that the headboards and padded frame are not considered part of the bed. Due to the size of the bed, it is recommended that you have enough space to leave 70cm around the bed, so your room doesn’t feel too cramped.
As you need to, firstly, get your new bed into the bedroom, it is important to check the dimensions of the bed against the size of doors and stairs. Is the bed too big to get into the room?
In the product description, check whether the bed slats and mattress are included and choose a level of firmness that matches your body weight as well as the manner in which you sleep (back, side or front). You can also choose the mattress material (viscose, cold foam or natural latex).Also pay attention to the corners to check the thickness of the material and padding, it is important to choose good quality material to prevent wear-and-tear.
How to I maintain and clean my upholstered bed?
For regular cleaning we recommend a damp, lint-free cloth. Please read the manufacturer's instructions carefully as some materials require special treatment. Many fabrics are also removable and can be machine-washable.
Are upholstered beds also suitable for people who suffer from a dust allergy?
Due to the construction and fabric, upholstered beds are not suitable for people who suffer from a dust allergy, as dust can build up in the fabric. However, if you choose a leather, or faux-leather, model it reduces the risk of dust accumulating and is more suitable for allergy sufferers.
Are there also upholstered beds with underbed drawers?
Yes, please checked the product description to see if underbed drawers are included. If not, then you can easily buy additional drawers which come in a range of sizes.
I’m looking for an original upholstered bed, what do you recommend?
Upholstered beds come in a range of shape & styles - round, straight, futuristic of curved lines. Additionally, if you would like to compliment your bed with the latest cutting-edge technology, then why not add an integrated sound system into your upholstered bed? This option allows you to be gently lulled off to sleep with music and woken up with cheerful tunes. Most of these beds can also integrate lighting into the frame which also enhances the mood in your bedroom.
Which fabric is available for upholstered beds?
For upholstered beds, there is a wide selection of different materials to choose from. For example, real or synthetic leather, micro-velours, as well as textile covers of natural fibers or synthetic fibers. However, material mixes, for example of structural material with artificial leather, are also frequently present. So you can choose the best thing to do with your bedroom.